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  • 47:39 The Great African Scandal

    The Great African Scandal

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    Academic Robert Beckford visits Ghana to investigate the hidden costs of rice, chocolate and gold and why, 50 years after independence, a country so rich in natural resources is one of the poorest in the world. He discovers child labourers farming cocoa i

  • 02:31 IMF Predicts Further Knocks On Zimbabwe Economy

    IMF Predicts Further Knocks On Zimbabwe Economy

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    Zimbabwe's liquidity crunch and lack competitiveness against South Africa and its falling rand could put further pressure on Zimbabwe's economic growth this year. This as the Zimbabwe government confirmed yesterday that 2015 economic growth would halve to

  • 02:20 Zimbabwe Re-engages IMF In A Bid To Restore Economic Image

    Zimbabwe Re-engages IMF In A Bid To Restore Economic Image

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    Zimbabwe continues to re-engage with international financial bodies in a bid to restore financial stability and repay its outstanding debts. The nation has been suffering from years of economic decline and is desperate to attract more international suppor

  • 00:46 IMF Delegation Expresses Confidence In Zimbabwe's Debt Elimination Strategy

    IMF Delegation Expresses Confidence In Zimbabwe's Debt Elimination Strategy

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    The head of IMF delegation that visited Zimbabwe, Dominique Fanezzi, described Zimbabwe's efforts to clear its arrears and improve the economy as "remarkable." Originally published at - http://www.voazimbabwe.com/media/video/zimbabwe-imf/2955735.html

  • 02:34 Zimbabwe Likely To Access Fresh Debt In 2016

    Zimbabwe Likely To Access Fresh Debt In 2016

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    Zimbabwe could begin receiving financial support from the IMF again as early as next year. The IMF says the country has come up with a sensible strategy to clear debt arrears owed to multi-lateral creditors. Farai Mwakutuya reports.

  • 00:39 IMF Grants Morocco $3.5 Billion Credit To Boost Economic Growth

    IMF Grants Morocco $3.5 Billion Credit To Boost Economic Growth

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    The International Monetary Fund has granted Morocco a two-year $3.5 billion credit line to boost inclusive economic growth. The fund expects the North African nation to reform its subsidies, pension and taxation systems. It's urged authorities to implemen

  • 00:36 Nigeria Set To Enjoy Zero Interest On All IMF Loans

    Nigeria Set To Enjoy Zero Interest On All IMF Loans

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    Nigeria will now enjoy zero interest on all concessional facilities of the International Monetary Fund until 2018. The IMF's Managing Director, Christine Lagarde, disclosed this yesterday at the ongoing IMF/ World Bank 2016 General Meeting in Washington D

  • 07:16 Zimbabwe Clears 15 Year Old Arrears With The IMF

    Zimbabwe Clears 15 Year Old Arrears With The IMF

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    Zimbabwe has cleared its 15-year-old financial arrears with the International Monetary Fund in a first step towards a new loan program. Zimbabwe settled obligations of about 107.9 million dollars by transferring part of its cash holdings at the IMF to the

  • 01:36 Egypt To Issue Dollar Bonds In Mid-November

    Egypt To Issue Dollar Bonds In Mid-November

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    Egypt P.M Sheriff Ismael says Egypt will issue Dollar bonds in mid-November. They plan to raise $2.5billion to $3billion. The Egyptian government is trying to increase its foreign reserves according to a $12 billion deal to be signed with the IMF. Yasser

  • 04:55 IMF Calls For Devaluation To Stem Egypt's Currency Crisis

    IMF Calls For Devaluation To Stem Egypt's Currency Crisis

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    The International Monetary Fund is calling on Egypt to urgently devalue its currency. IMF chief Christine Lagarde says the currency crisis in the country can only be resolved by bridging the widening gap between the official and black market exchange rate

  • 02:00 IMF Urges Egypt To Devalue Its Currency Urgently

    IMF Urges Egypt To Devalue Its Currency Urgently

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    Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde wants Egypt to devalue its currency urgently to remain on the right track of reforms. Currency devaluation is part of conditions Egypt needs to meet to access a 12 billion dollar loan

  • 02:04 The IMF Approves A $12.5 Billion Loan To Egypt

    The IMF Approves A $12.5 Billion Loan To Egypt

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    The IMF has approved a $12.5 billion loan to Egypt. The north African country had requested the money to overcome an acute economic crisis, from 5 years of political turmoil. Foreign reserves had dropped by two thirds since 2011. The government is seeking

  • 06:36 IMF Lifts Restrictions Following Zimbabwe's Clearance Of Loan Arrears

    IMF Lifts Restrictions Following Zimbabwe's Clearance Of Loan Arrears

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    Zimbabweans have lauded a move by the International Monetary Fund to lift restrictions on their country after it cleared outstanding loan arrears. An announcement by the world lender earlier in the week paved way for a return to normal relations with Zimb

  • 03:35 Ghana's New Administration Expects Growth To Soar Above 8% In 2017

    Ghana's New Administration Expects Growth To Soar Above 8% In 2017

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    Ghana has just come out of them with the new President, Nana Akufo-Addo, pledging to cut taxes and protect the public purse at his swearing in ceremony this past weekend. Akufo-Addo, defeated incumbent John Dramani Mahama in peaceful election a month ago.

  • 02:11 IMF Chief To Visit Uganda To Discuss Improved Lending Terms

    IMF Chief To Visit Uganda To Discuss Improved Lending Terms

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    Uganda is hoping to make progress towards better borrowing terms as International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director, Christine Lagarde visits the country. The IMF chief will be in Uganda to discuss its economic prospects at a time when businesses are

  • 04:16 IMF Chief Pledges More Support For Central African Republic

    IMF Chief Pledges More Support For Central African Republic

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    The director of the International Monetary Fund -- Christine Lagarde -- has wrapped up her trip to the Central African Republic. It's the first stop on her mini tour of the continent -- that will include visits to Uganda and Mauritius. Lagarde has promise

  • 01:39 IMF Boss Expresses Confidence With Egypt's Reform Plans

    IMF Boss Expresses Confidence With Egypt's Reform Plans

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    The International Monetary Fund says the country is making good progress in its $12 billion loan programme. IMF Chief Christine Lagarde has said its currency is stabilising after plunging to record lows, an indicator that the floating of the pound was goo

  • 03:03 IMF Warns Of Urgent Need For Reform On Nigeria's Economy

    IMF Warns Of Urgent Need For Reform On Nigeria's Economy

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    The International Monetary Fund has warned that Nigeria's economy needs urgent reform. In its report, the IMF faults the government's handling of economic policies. It says this could affect talks over at least $1.4 B in international loans. The Internati

  • 02:04 Egyptians Struggle Under IMF-backed Austerity Measures

    Egyptians Struggle Under IMF-backed Austerity Measures

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    Egypt has hiked the price of natural gas by up to 75 percent. It's the latest move in an austerity programme backed by the International Monetary Fund. The increase follows similar hikes to fuel, electricity and public transport prices. The government has

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